National Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Synthetic Mineral Fibres - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to handle synthetic mineral fibres at a workplace. Synthetic mineral fibres is a generic term used to collectively describe a number of amorphous (non-crystalline) fibrous materials including glass fibre, mineral wool and ceramic fibre.

This code provides a safe and healthy workplace by outlining safe work practices and general responsibilities when handling synthetic mineral fibres.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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